Come hell or high water, we will conduct local level polls on May 14: Nepal PM Prachanda

Biratnagar, March 5 Prime Minister Prachanda said on Sunday he will conduct local level elections on schedule (May 14) with the participation of the United Democratic Madheshi Front, no matter what. Talking to journalists in Biratnagar, Prachanda, who is also chair of the CPN-Maoist Centre, claimed UDMF will take part in local level elections in […]

Nepal likely to have 744 local levels, 17 out of 19 additional units to be in Province Number 2

Kathmandu, March 5 In all likelihood, there will be 744 local levels throughout the country once it goes federal. A taskforce under Hitraj Pandey, Minister for Local Development, presented a report suggesting 744 local levels to the Council of Ministers on Sunday. The Cabinet will pass this report on Sunday itself and forward it to […]

DPM Nidhi calls on UML Chair KP Oli, lodges objection over seditious amendment remarks

Kathmandu, March 3 Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Bimalendra Nidhi had a meeting with CPN-UML Chair KP Sharma Oli at the latter’s residence in Balkot, Bhaktapur, on Friday. During the meeting, DPM and Home Nidhi said he made no remarks that encouraged disruptive activities targeting programmes of any particular party. It should be noted […]

In Rajbiraj, UDMF cadres tar the face of CPN-UML activist

Saptari, March 3 A day before the launch of the Mechi-Mahakali campaign, a cadre of the main opposition CPN-UML came under attack from UDMF cadres in Saptari district headquarters Rajbiraj. The incident points at a tense situation that has arisen in Saptari with UML bent on organising a mass gathering in the district as part […]

Ready to welcome foreign investment with open arms, say Nepali Congress, CPN-UML

Kathmandu, March 2 At the investment conference that began in Kathmandu on Thursday, the ruling Nepali Congress and the main opposition CPN-UML seemed to be competing with each other when it came to attracting foreign investment. NC President Sher Bahadur Deuba appealed investors to pour their capital into farm sector and infrastructure sector, especially airport […]

UML leader Nepal’s Gaur visit sparks demo, clash between cops and UDMF cadres

Rautahat, February 26 Police and UDMF cadres clashed in Rautahat district headquarters Gaur as the latter tried to intervene in a programme that CPN-UML leader Madhav Kumar Nepal was attending as the chief guest. At BP Chok, UDMF cadres burnt tyres against Nepal’s visit to his home district. Nepal was here to attend a programme […]